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Julie Farmer, Final Crisp & Cole Defendant, Found Guilty on 7 Charges

The only defendant to take a chance at trial in the long-running Crisp & Cole prosecution has been found guilty on seven counts related to her activities at the firm.

Julie Farmer was originally a bookkeeper and eventually became their operations manager. The jury found her guilty on single counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, mail fraud and bank fraud and two counts each of committing wire fraud and conspiracy to launder money. Farmer had maintained her innocence before and during the trial and said she was only following orders.

The jury acquitted Farmerr on single counts of wire fraud, mail fraud and conspiracy to launder money.

The remaining 15 defendants, including owners David Crisp and Carl Cole, all took plea deals, avoiding trials.

Read the original article in Bakersfield Now.

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